State Blood Transfusion Council

SIKKIM STATE BLOOD TRANSFUSION COUNCIL

  1. Brief details of the Scheme with Organizational details.

The Sikkim State Blood Transfusion Council (SSBTC) was set up during the year 1996 on a directive of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. It is an autonomous organization, registered as a society under the Societies Act and functions in accordance with the guidelines received from the National Blood Transfusion Council, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of India, from time to time. The office of the Council, as per the guidelines, is located in the STNM Hospital Complex, Gangtok which is the premier hospital in the state. In accordance with the bye-laws of the Council, the Project Director of Sikkim State AIDS Control Society is also the Director of Council who looks after day to day functioning of the council to achieve the aims and objectives of the Council as set forth in the Memorandum of Association of the Council as well as guidelines of the Council.

  1. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE COUNCIL.

The aims and objective of the council are:

  1. To build up adequate blood banking services in the state including provision of trained/ qualified manpower.
  2. To educate and motivate people about blood donation on a Voluntary basis.
  3. To provide adequate encouragement to voluntary donors.
  4. To enforce quality control of blood in all its facets of collection distribution and storage.
  5. To make available high quality blood and blood components in adequate quantity to all users.
  6. To ensure wide usage of blood components – Rational use of blood.
  7. To expand voluntary and replacement donor bases so as to phase out professional blood donors.
  8. To provide minimum possible facilities for blood collection, storage and testing in all Government Blood Banks.
  9. To ensure the awareness of clinicians and blood bank staff on the advantages of the blood donation.
  10. To increase public awareness about the risks in using blood from commercial Blood Banks and professional donors and the harmless of blood donation.
  11. To build a powerful voluntary blood donation movement to augment supplies to safe quality blood and blood components.
  12. To introduce screening procedure to minimize the danger of transmissible diseases like AIDS, Hepatitis, etc.

As on record Professional Blood Donors have been totally eliminated in the State. The Council has been making concerted efforts, in collaboration with the Clinicians, NGOs, and other agencies to achieve, 90 percent Voluntary Blood donation as fixed by NACO. The target of percentage of Voluntary Blood donation during the year 2015-16 of the Council for Sikkim State was 100% out of which 69.8% is achieved in the Government Blood Banks in the year 2015-16.

B.ORGANIZATIONAL SET-UP

The Council has a Governing Body with the followings Members:-

Sl.No
Name, Address and Occupation of the Member
Designation in the Council
1.
Director General –cum-Secretary, HC, HS, and Family Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim.
President
Principal Director, HC, HS, FW Department
Member
Licensing Authority, Drug Control.
Member
Addl.Secretary/Addl. Director, Finance Revenue & Expenditure Department.
Member
Sr. Blood Bank Officer STNM Hospital Gangtok
Member
Sr.Blood Bank Officer General Hospital Namchi
Member
In-charge Blood Bank, C.R.H. Tadong
Member
Medical Superintendent S.M.I.M.S. Tadong
Member
Project Director Sikkim State AIDS Control Society (SSACS)
Director & Member Secretary
One representative , Indian Red Cross Society, Sikkim Branch
Member
State Liaison Officer, National Service Scheme (N.S.S), Sikkim Branch
Member
President, United Christian Welfare Society.
Member
Medical Superintendent, STNM Hospital
Member

C.MANPOER POSITION

The staff position as sanctioned by the Government of India and in the position as under:

* Director 01

* Deputy Director (Technical/Medical) 01

** Office Assistant 01

** Accountant 01

** Peon 01

** Safai Karmachari 02

In position (*Post Ex-Officio

(**Post on contract scale/consolidated salary)

D. ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT:

As per directive of the government of India and also accordance with rules of the council, the accounts of the council are audited annually by the firm of Chartered Accountants who is on the approved panel of the National Blood Transfusion Council. Audited statement of Accounts along with utilization certificate duly prepared by the Chartered Account of the Council are forwarded regularly each year to the Government of India as well as the State Government.

Audited statement of the Accounts is also placed before the Governing Body of the Council in its annual Meeting, which is held annually, for discussion and approval of the Governing Body.

  1. Budgetary Support and Expenditure:

As per the directive of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, the expenditure for running of the council is met out of the Grants-In-Aid provided by the Government of India and State Government on 50:50 sharing basis.

  1. Physical and financial target vis-a-vis achievement during the year 2015-16 commensurate with the proposed strategy for the 2016-17.

The physical and financial target achieved by the council during the year under have been in consistence with the Annual Action Plan for the year, Brief details of the achievement are given below-

      • Strict monitoring of implementation of National Blood Policy by all the Blood bank functioning in the state and all the other concerned.
      • Achieving 100% Voluntary Blood Donation in the state of Sikkim, where as the target fixed by NACO for Sikkim State is 3693 unit blood collection voluntarily for the year 2016-17.
      • Finalization of data base and updating computerized directory of Voluntary Blood Donors in the area of each Blood bank.
      • Awareness campaign through Electronic print Media, and Direct IPC.
      • Holding of CME Programmes for Doctors with emphasis on Blood Safety, rational use of Blood Components in collaboration with SSACS.
      • Orientation/training of doctors and all other concerned hospital staff i.e. Sisters and Technician in collaboration with STATE Control Society on Blood Safety outside state.
      • Assessing the need for Blood and Blood Components as per the requirement of Blood Banks in the state.
      • Holding Blood donation Camps from time to time in different parts of the State.
      • Celebration of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day and World Blood Donors Day by all the Blood Banks.
      • Utilization of in fracture of the department of HC, HS, & FW Department and State AIDS control Society, wherever necessary, for achieving the above objectives. This includes advice to establish Blood component –Preparation unit in the State.
      • Counselling Service provide to Central Blood Bank STNM Hospital Gangtok through SSACS.

ANNUAL ACTION PLAN 2016-17

Activities to be under taken during the financial year 2016-17

Observation of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day and World Blood Donors Day by all the blood bank in the state, as per the guidelines for current financial year 2016-17 by NACO/NBTC.

Achieving the target of 100% Voluntary Blood Donation target fixed by the NACO in each Blood Bank of the state on the basis of their blood collection and supply in the year 2015-16.

Holding Blood Donation Camps from time to time in different parts of the state as per need of blood in different months of the year.

I.E.C. Campaign/Blood Donors Motivation camps to augment Voluntary Blood Donation movement, Extensive use of Electronic and print media, like use of banners, booklets, pamphlets advertisement on Voluntary Blood Donation in Local News papers, periodicals, City cables, AIR, FM, Hoardings, Zingles sponsored programmes, Video spots and play etc.

Finalization of data base and updating the directory of Voluntary Blood Donation in each blood bank in the state. Also to computerize the directory in collaboration with information and technology department.

Strict monitoring of implementation of “National blood policy “by all the blood banks functioning in the state and all other concerned. Supervisory visits to these blood banks to check the adherence to rules.

Holding of CME Programme for doctors/ paramedical and other users of blood with emphasis on Blood Safety, Rational use of Blood Component in collaboration with SSACS.

Orientation training like C.M.E/seminars/workshop and conference of Doctors/Technicians/Sisters of Blood Bank, drug inspectors etc, on Blood Safety to all the blood banks in the state.

Provision of counselling services to all the blood banks in the state.

Utilization of infrastructure of department of HC, HS, & FW Department to upgrade the transfusion services in the state.

Motivation of eligible target group i.e. youth for Voluntary Blood Donation in school and colleges through N.S.S. N.G.Os like Red Cross Society Sikkim Branch, Nehru Yuva Kendra R.R.Cs and others (F.B.Os) and Social organization (C.B.O’s). Also through the uniformed organization like S.A.P, and I.T.B.P etc.

Sikkim State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) STNM Hospital Gangtok.(Financial Outlay 2016-17)
     
Action Plan (AAP 2016-17) (Rs in Lakhs)
Annexure
Sl.No
Activities
Total Budget for 2015-16
NACO
State
1
Salary
6.80
3.40
3.40
1
2
Operational Expenses
0.90
0.45
0.45
2
3
Observation of NVBDD & WBDD 2015
1.60
0.80
0.80
3
4
Promotion of Voluntary Blood Donation 2015-16
3.70
1.85
1.85
4
5
Development of IEC
3.0
1.50
1.50
5
Total
16.00
8.00
8.00
Annexure I (Rs in Lakhs)
   
Statement of Salary for the financial year 2016-17
Sl.no
Salary

Total
1
Office Assistant
21788X12
2,61,456.00
2
Accountant
21788X12
2,61,456.00
3
Peon
10000X12
1,20,000.00
Total
6,42,912.00
Annexure II (Rs in Lakhs)
  
Operational Expenses


Sl.No
Particulars
Amount
1
Stationary
40000.00
2
Honorarium for Safai Karmachari @ Rs. 1500/- for 2X12=
36,000.00
3
Telephone expenses
10,000.00
4
AMC
20,000.00
Total
106,000.00
Annexure III (Rs.n lakhs)
    


Programme (NVBDD, WBDD)

Sl.no
Activities
NACO
State

1
Observation of NVBDD 2015
0.40
0.40
0.80
2
Observation of WBDD 2015
0.40
0.40
0.80
Total
0.80
0.80
1.60
Annexure IV(Rs in Lakhs)
    
Programme(Promotion of Augmentation of Voluntary Blood Donation Camps
Sl.No
Programme
NACO
State
Total
1
VBD Camps
0.93
0.93
1.86
2
Donor Refreshment
0.92
0.92
1.84





3.70
Annexure V (Rs in lakhs)
    


IEC Activities Rs in lakhs

Sl.no
Activities
NACO
State
Total
1
Printing of leaflets, Hoarding in all the Districts, Printing of Poster, Banner Sticker, Pamplets leaflets etc.


1.50


1.50


3.00

2
Advertisement for promotion of VBD, Motivation Camps through Local TV, FM, Local Newspaper, Workshop, Seminars, through radio.
3
CME,Orientation Training,Attending Conference,TA/DA